Tools & Know-How
One morning I woke up to discover a huge water leak in the family room ceiling. This device helped my track down the cause.
The Dull Truth The fact is, most kitchen knives are far from sharp. Not only is a dull knife frustrating to use, it can actually be more dangerous than a well-honed blade since a dull cutting tool often invites the use of excessive pressure making it more likely to slip.
The most striking firehouse kitchen in the country. Firefighters in Palos, IL win a $25,000 IKEA kichen in a nationwide competition co-sponsored by The Family Handyman magazine.
Constant charging can reduce the life of cordless tool batteries. One solution is to use a 24-hour timer and set it to turn on the charger for fifteen minutes a day.
An up-to-date look at ;GMC's Sierra Denali and the many options and features available in today's pick-up trucks.
This dumpster in a bag from Waste Management is purchased at a home improvement store, filled with up to three tons of waste or debris, then taken away.
The combination square is one of my most used tools. This video demonstrates a dozen (I can think of several more) measuring and marking tasks at which it excels.
A complete tile shower system made of lightweight, waterproof reinforced polystyrene panels and components. Makes preparing a tile shower truly a do-it-yourself project.
A uniquely designed screw that drives in with practically no effort and virtually elminates splitting.
Bilco's factory applied powder coat finish takes the punsihment and eliminates the need for painting.
A Tour of the 2012 Internation Builders' Show Turns Up Several Noteworthy Home Improvement Product Innovations
In this blog, Ron advances a few theories as to why user reviews to products like tools can vary widely and often seem contradictory.